ACT Therapy for Teens

ACT Therapy for Teens

Has your child ever felt angry at themselves for making a mistake? Were they very hard on themselves and had a hard time forgiving themselves? Perhaps you thought to talk with them about how mistakes are ways in which we grow and hoped that they would accept this as part of life’s many challenges. That’s a […]

ADHD Treatment Without Medication

ADHD Treatment Without Medication

All children can be hyperactive and impulsive at times, but when it happens over a long period of time and across settings, they may be one in the 10% of school-age children that have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD continues throughout the life span. Healthcare providers more commonly diagnose ADHD in boys than girls […]

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children – What is it?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children – What is it?

From the time our children are small, we encourage them to have routines. Children function best when they have regular wake and sleep times, as well as times for regular meals, chores, and homework. If you’ve noticed that your children have developed routines of their own, especially if the routines are repetitive, don’ t count […]

Child Self-Esteem: How to Encourage It

Child Self-Esteem: How to Encourage It

In your eyes, your children are an amazing miracle, but do you know if they feel the same way about themselves? Self-esteem is how children perceive their value in themselves and how they think others see their value. Low self-esteem in children affects their ability to trust and form healthy relationships in the future. Encouraging […]